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Joan Benham (1918–1981)

Joan Benham was born on May 17, 1918 in Fulham, London, England as Joan Olive Benham. She was an actress, known for Murder Ahoy (1964), The V.I.P.s (1963) and Upstairs, Downstairs (1971). She was married to Martin Case. She died on June 13, 1981 in Westminster, London. See full bio »
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 1981 Terry and June (TV Series)
Melinda
- The Lawnmower (1981) ... Melinda
 1980 The Sun Trap (TV Series)
Fiona
- Episode #1.6 (1980) ... Fiona
- Episode #1.5 (1980) ... Fiona
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... Fiona
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... Fiona
- Episode #1.2 (1980) ... Fiona
 1980 Breakaway (TV Series)
Hannah Harvey
- The Family Affair (1980) ... Hannah Harvey
 1979 Take My Wife... (TV Series)
Mabel Norrington
- Episode #1.6 (1979) ... Mabel Norrington
- Episode #1.5 (1979) ... Mabel Norrington
- Episode #1.4 (1979) ... Mabel Norrington
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Mabel Norrington
- Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Mabel Norrington
 1978 Carry on Emmannuelle
Cynical Lady
 1978 The Greek Tycoon
Lady Allison
 1978 Crown Court (TV Series)
Mrs. Hooper
- The Jawbone of an Ass: Part 1 (1978) ... Mrs. Hooper
 1978 Rosie Dixon - Night Nurse
Sister Tutor
 1977 Just William (TV Series)
Lady Markham
- William the Philanthropist (1977) ... Lady Markham
 1977 The Upchat Line (TV Series)
Lady Rothwell
- Accommodation Address (1977) ... Lady Rothwell
 1977 Three Piece Suite (TV Series)
Lady - Come in No. 1
- Come in, No.1/This Situation/All in the Mind (1977) ... Lady - Come in No. 1
 1977 Fiona
Norma Blackhurst
 1976 The Duchess of Duke Street (TV Series)
Lady Williams
- The Outsiders (1976) ... Lady Williams
 1976 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Countess of Buckleigh
- It's All in the Title (1976) ... Countess of Buckleigh
 1974-1975 Within These Walls (TV Series)
Cecily Foyce
- When the Door Opens (1975) ... Cecily Foyce
- Labour of Love (1974) ... Cecily Foyce
 1974 Father Brown (TV Series)
Lady Galloway
- The Secret Garden (1974) ... Lady Galloway
 1974 Melissa (TV Mini-Series)
Paula Hepburn
 1974 Romany Jones (TV Series)
Mrs. Thornton
- The Dinner (1974) ... Mrs. Thornton
 1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Aunt Cora
- The Reverend Wooing of Archibald (1974) ... Aunt Cora
 1974 Wodehouse Playhouse (TV Series)
Aunt Cora
 1972 The Befrienders (TV Series)
Mrs. Walsh
- Wedding March (1972) ... Mrs. Walsh
 1972 Both Ends Meet (TV Series)
Mrs. Templeton-Smythe / Mrs Templeton-Smythe
- Fancy Meeting You Here (1972) ... Mrs. Templeton-Smythe
- Come Fly with Me (1972) ... Mrs. Templeton-Smythe
- The Spring Collection (1972) ... Mrs. Templeton-Smythe
- Random Sample (1972) ... Mrs. Templeton-Smythe
- Firm Foundations (1972) ... Mrs Templeton-Smythe
 1971 Play for Today (TV Series)
Margery Frankiss
- Michael Regan (1971) ... Margery Frankiss
 1971 Six Dates with Barker (TV Series)
Mrs. Vaile
- 1937: The Removals Person (1971) ... Mrs. Vaile
 1970 Perfect Friday
Miss Welsh
 1970 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Aunt Louise
- The Human Element (1970) ... Aunt Louise
 1970 Tarbuck's Luck (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1970)
 1970 Never a Cross Word (TV Series)
Mother
- Murder She Says (1970) ... Mother
 1969 The Magic Christian
Socialite in Sotheby's
 1969 Arthur! Arthur!
Mrs. Payne
 1969 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Matron
- The Facts of Life (1969) ... Matron
- Conquest (1969) ... Matron
- Fresh Worlds (1969) ... Matron
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Mrs. Wycherley
- Pig in a Poke (1969) ... Mrs. Wycherley
 1969 The Ugliest Girl in Town (TV Series)
Miss Caruthers
- The Ugliest Boy in Town (1969) ... Miss Caruthers
 1968 The Limbo Line
Lady Faraday
 1968 Ukridge (TV Series)
Lady Bastable
- The Home from Home (1968) ... Lady Bastable
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Lady Bondleigh
- An Officer of the Court (1967) ... Lady Bondleigh
 1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Mrs. Barnes
- Women and Business Never Did Mix (1967) ... Mrs. Barnes
 1966-1967 Mrs Thursday (TV Series)
Lady Barker
- Up the Garden Path (1967) ... Lady Barker
- The Duke and I (1967) ... Lady Barker
- You Dont Have to Book Buckingham Palace (1966) ... Lady Barker
 1966 Pardon the Expression (TV Series)
Miss Cavendish
- The Resignation (1966) ... Miss Cavendish
 1963-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Angela Spenser / Rhoda Lynch
- The Reunion (1965) ... Angela Spenser
- Last Flight (1963) ... Rhoda Lynch
 1965 The Worker (TV Series)
Miss Niddy
- The Machinery of Organisation (1965) ... Miss Niddy
 1964 Murder Ahoy
Matron Alice Fanbraid
 1964 Happily Ever After (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1964)
 1963 The Wild Affair
Assistant
 1963 Ladies Who Do
Miss Pinsent
 1963 Tamahine
Mrs. O'Shaugnessy
 1963 The V.I.P.s
Miss Potter
 1963 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Penelope
- Adam's Apple (1963) ... Penelope
 1963 Hancock (TV Series)
Lady Passer-by
- The Eye-Witness (1963) ... Lady Passer-by
 1962 I Thank a Fool
Restaurant Manager
 1962 Saki (TV Mini-Series)
Constance Broddle
- Episode #1.8 (1962) ... Constance Broddle
 1960 The Grass Is Greener
Hairdresser's Receptionist (uncredited)
 1960 Hotel Imperial (TV Series)
Kate Brett
- Changes in the Staff (1960) ... Kate Brett
- The Leopardess in 424 (1960) ... Kate Brett
- The Cinderella in 104 (1960) ... Kate Brett
- The Rivals in the Rockingham Suite (1960) ... Kate Brett
 1959 Desert Mice
Una O'Toole
 1959 The Bridal Path
Barmaid
 1959 Something in the City (TV Series)
Betty Keyes
- Episode #1.5 (1959) ... Betty Keyes
- Episode #1.4 (1959) ... Betty Keyes
- Episode #1.3 (1959) ... Betty Keyes
- Episode #1.2 (1959) ... Betty Keyes
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Betty Keyes
 1959 Don't Tell Father (TV Series)
Evelyn Wright
- Episode #1.1 (1959) ... Evelyn Wright
 1959 The Crowning Touch
Daphne
 1959 The Heart of a Man
Grace (uncredited)
 1958 Cinderella (TV Movie)
Araminta
 1958 My Wife and I (TV Series)
The Secretary
- Episode #1.11 (1958) ... The Secretary
- Episode #1.10 (1958) ... The Secretary
- Episode #1.9 (1958) ... The Secretary
- Episode #1.8 (1958) ... The Secretary
- Episode #1.7 (1958) ... The Secretary
 1958 The Whole Truth
Party Guest
 1958 A Night to Remember
Lottie (uncredited)
 1958 Dick and the Duchess (TV Series)
- The Convention (1958)
 1956 It's Great to Be Young!
Wife / Girlfriend of Mr Routledge (uncredited)
 1956 Dry Rot
Blonde
 1956 Loser Takes All
Miss Bullen (uncredited)
 1956 Child in the House
Vera McNally
 1956 The Adventures of the Big Man (TV Series)
Janet
- The Amazon Bandit (1956) ... Janet
 1955 King's Rhapsody
Countess Astrid
 1954 Dance Little Lady (uncredited)
 1953 The Rose and the Ring (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Gruffanuff
 1953 Innocents in Paris
Receptionist (uncredited)
 1952 The Pickwick Papers (uncredited)
 1952 Vampire Over London
Lady at Police Station (uncredited)
 1949 Maytime in Mayfair
Fashion editor (uncredited)
 1938 The Divorce of Lady X
Wearing a blue gown with a large crystal necklace (uncredited)
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She acted in John Dighton's play, "Man Alive!," at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Robertson Hare, Joan Sims, Brian Reece, Wendy Craig, and Joan Hickson in the cast.

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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

First cousin of Hollywood actress Olive Sturgess. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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